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Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique — but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since. The novel is nominally about the obsessive hunt by the crazed Captain Ahab of the book’s eponymous white whale. But interspersed in that story are digressions, paradoxes, philosophical riffs on whaling and life, and a display of techniques so advanced for its time that some have referred to the 1851 Moby Dick as the first “modern” novel.
(Summary by Stewart Wills)

Moby Dick, or the Whale by MELVILLE, Herman LibriVox

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Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique — but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since. The novel is nominally about the obsessive hunt by the crazed Captain Ahab of the book’s eponymous white whale. But interspersed in that story are digressions, paradoxes, philosophical riffs on whaling and life, and a display of techniques so advanced for its time that some have referred to the 1851 Moby Dick as the first “modern” novel.
(Summary by Stewart Wills)

    Chapter 000: Etymology and Extracts

    Chapter 000: Etymology and Extracts

    • 29 min
    Chapter 001-002

    Chapter 001-002

    • 23 min
    Chapter 003

    Chapter 003

    • 34 min
    Chapter 004-007

    Chapter 004-007

    • 27 min
    Chapter 008-009

    Chapter 008-009

    • 29 min
    Chapter 010-012

    Chapter 010-012

    • 19 min

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